Imports & Shipping Co-ordinator

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Manchester, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH25407

£20000.00 - £25000 per annum

Role Title
Imports & Shipping Co-ordinator
£20,000 - £25,000 depending on level of experience

Role Profile
Our client, a rapidly growing homeware supplier based in Manchester, is looking to appoint an Imports & Shipping Co-ordinator to a newly created role within the business. Building on the rapid growth of 2018, the business has introduced a variety of new categories, sourcing from the China, Pakistan and India. With this, there is a requirement for someone to join the team who has experience in a similar role and knowledge and understanding of imports and shipping procedures as you will be required to set up new streamlined processes. Reporting into the Head of Merchandising and CFO, this is a key new role within a rapidly expanding business that massively exceeded planned turnover growth in the past year. You will be joining a friendly, close-knit team and contribute greatly by bringing your knowledge into the business and shaping / streamlining the imports and shipping processes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaising with the merchandising team as to what stock needs coming into the business and out to customers
  • Ensuring all necessary paperwork is completed
  • Liaising with the internal accounts team
  • Checking all documentation
  • Ensuring commercial invoices match prices on orders
  • Ensuring packing list quantities are correct
  • Ensure bill of lading and country of origin certificates are in place
  • Making sure duty free and VAT payments are made on time

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • Knowledge of imports and shipping (FOB, CNF etc.)
  • Experience in a similar role is essential
  • Confident communicator
  • Able to chase others for information / documents needed
  • Highly organised and detail oriented
  • An understanding of imports and shipping processes
  • Down to earth, happy to muck in attitude
  • Hardworking with a positive attitude
  • Enthusiastic

Client information
Our client is a rapidly growing homeware supplier based in Manchester.

£20,000 - £25,000 depending on level of experience

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